Category Archive: Recent Arrivals

(USED) Huss & Dalton TOM-M Custom, Sinker Mahogany, Adirondack Spruce – $2,950

(USED) There’s something so comfortable about a traditional mahogany OM.  When it’s built by the right luthier or shop, we find that we’re almost instantly at home, both in terms of the sound of the instrument but also the overall feel and “vibe”.  When the OM is built by Huss & Dalton, it’s more or less guaranteed to be fantastic!

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(NEW) Kevin Kopp, The Black Bird – First Of Its Kind! – SOLD

 (NEW) Just another glorious guitar from our favorite Montana luthier Kevin Kopp! Kevin is simply the best at capturing the spirit of those great vintage American flat tops that originated in Kalamazoo. All activity at our shop ceases when one of these guitars arrive, as we all clamor for our turn with it. This model, dubbed “The Bird” is a

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(NEW) Huss & Dalton Crossroads, Thermo-Cured Adirondack Spruce, Mahogany – $4,815

(NEW) The L-00 shape is a classic, and believe it or not, it’s not easy to get everything just right. Some builders’ versions are too sweet, some too boxy and compressed… but one shop that has nailed the tone and vibe of a pre-war L-00 is Huss & Dalton with their Crossroads. When it was introduced a few years back,

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(NEW) Eastman AR610CE-CS, 17″ Cutaway Archtop, Sunburst – $1,719

(NEW) Another new addition to our ever expanding offering of import archtops.. here is a big boy, a 17″ 610CE featuring a cutaway, a single pickup, and a wonderfully applied sunburst finish.  Nothing beats the value of an Eastman archtop for working musicians, both on stage and in the studio. The AR610CE-CS features the following: Neck Material:Mahogany Fingerboard:Rosewood Fingerboard Radius:12″

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(NEW) Eastman AR580CE-BLU Archtop, Solid Top, Fetching Blue! – $1,399

(NEW) If there’s a mo’ blue guitar out there, we don’t want to know about it.  Just arrived, a very snazzy archtop from Eastman!  There is little out there that gives you more bang for your buck than an Eastman, and their electric guitars have an excellent reputation both on the stage and in the studio. This AR580CE features the

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(NEW) Collings OM1A Julian Lage Signature Model, Adirondack Spruce, Mahogany, 1 3/4″ Nut – $5,692

(NEW) Probably the single most talked about product that Collings produced in 2017 was the Julian Lage signature OM.  Julian’s playing had a profound effect on Bill Collings over the years, and the relationship that they developed has had a lasting influence on the Collings instrument lineup.  Julian contributed to the development of the Waterloo line, the Traditionals and now

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(NEW) Eastman AR810CE-SB, 17″ Archtop, Sunburst, Cutaway – $2,139

(NEW) Just in from our friends at Eastman, a 17″ archtop that sounds great and won’t break the bank!  Eastman guitars are known world-wide for their high quality construction, sound, and their extreme value.  The AR810CE-SB features the following: Neck Material:Maple Fingerboard:Ebony Fingerboard Radius:12″ Neck Profile:Traditional Even C Nut:Bone 1 3/4″ 1st String Height:.022″ 12th String Height:Bass .078″ & Treble

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(NEW) Beard Deco Phonic, Round-Neck Resonator Guitar, Vintage Sunburst, w/ Pickup – $2,100

(NEW) We’re very excited about the new instruments that Beard began producing in 2017.  They continue to innovate in the small world of resophonic acoustic and electric guitars, and for our money, there’s nothing better.  The latest addition to their line is the Deco Phonic, a bare-bones wood-bodied reso with and old soul.  Built with Finnish birch veneer construction, these

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(NEW) OME Flora Model 5-string Open-Back Banjo, Curly Maple – $2,775

(NEW) Our best selling open back banjos are handcrafted in Boulder, CO by the good folks at OME. We’ve had a hard time keeping them in stock, as the Wizards and Floras and Jubilees just seem to fly out of here. Continuing our obsession with these relatively new OME open back designs, we turned up the heat on this one and

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(NEW) OME 11″ Open-Back 5-String Banjo, Tupelo Model, Mahogany with Varnish Finish – $1,995

(NEW) The OME TUPELO is the most basic Old-Time model from our friends at the OME Banjo Partnership in Boulder, Colorado. It features the shorter 25.5” scale, wider 1.34” nut width, and a 17 fret S-scoped fingerboard. The 2-ply solid maple rim is 9/16” thick and is capped with black ebonite and bound with simulated tortoise shell. The OME 12” maple Tone Rim construction combined

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(NEW) OME Wizard 12″ Open-Back 5-String Banjo, Walnut – $2,375

(NEW) Our best selling open back banjos are made by the good folks at OME in Boulder, Colorado.  We’ve just taken delivery of another Wizard open-back banjo – this one a 12″ in Walnut with all the great cluck, pop, clarity and warmth we have come to expect from our Wizards. this banjo would sure look great under your tree for the holidays! OME really

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(NEW) Bourgeois JOM-T, Jumbo OM, Large Soundhole, Aged Tone Adirondack Top, Guatemalan Rosewood B/S – $7,375

(NEW) As supplies of the traditionally beloved tropical timbers like Brazilian rosewood, Madagascar rosewood etc continue to dwindle, we and our manufacturers continue to seek out new sources of amazing tone.  For a guitar to have the “it factor” that combines looks, sound and feel into something greater than the sum of its parts, everything has to come together perfectly. 

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(NEW) GoldStar GF-100JD “Bluegrass Album” 5-string banjo – Nice! – $1,795

In 1980, five musicians went into the Arch Street Studio in Berkeley, California, and made bluegrass recording history. The Bluegrass Album, featuring Tony Rice, J.D. Crowe, Bobby Hicks, Doyle Lawson and Todd Phillips, redefined the direction of the genre for the next generation. One ingredient in the success of that recording was an original pre-war RB-3 5-string banjo that has

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(NEW) Custom Calton Case for F Model Mandolin – Black with Burgundy & Silver Splatter – $965

 (Just arrived!) from Calton Cases (Austin, TX) a gorgeous custom F model mandolin case – BLACK with burgundy and silver “splatter” finish (kind of a minimalist Jackson Pollock thing) with silver velvet interior. AMW Price: $965

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(NEW) Bourgeois JOMC-T, Jumbo Orchestra Model, Cutaway, Thin Body, Bearclaw Sitka, Figured Mahogany – $4,895

(NEW) At AMW we love the following, in no particular order: Bourgeois Guitars, mahogany guitars, Sitka spruce with generous amounts of bearclaw figuring, comfy guitars that sound much bigger than they look… we even love all those “weedly weedly weedly” notes above the 14th fret!  Finally, there has arrived a guitar that checks all of our boxes: this new JOMC-T

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